Awareness | External USB Audio Device Component Explained

Gain an understanding of the external USB audio device component.

Updated at November 17th, 2023

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The External USB Audio Device components allows you to connect a standard USB headset, speakerphone, or similar device, to a compatible Q-SYS device, and process the incoming and outgoing audio streams in the Q-SYS audio DSP. Mono input devices and stereo output devices are supported.

  1. Audio device: A read-only indicator that shows the name of the detected external USB device.
  2. Status
    1. Connected LED: Indicates whether the USB device is connected.
    2. Fault LED: Indicates whether a problem has been detected with the audio stream. Faults are logged in the Q-SYS Core Manager Even Log.